Proposal Would Limit Take-Home Vehicles

by Categorized: City Hall, James Rovella, Pedro Segarra Date:

Starting Monday, the council will entertain a proposal to ban the use of all take-home city vehicles, except those assigned to Mayor Pedro Segarra Police Chief James Rovella, Acting Fire Chief Carlos Huertas and Department of Public Works Director Kevin Burnham.

Employees who have take-home vehicles as part of their collective bargaining agreements also would keep the cars.

Take-home cars have been in the spotlight since Jared Kupiec, the mayor’s former chief of staff, was caught possessing a city-owned vehicle in July, after he had left his city hall job.

You can read more here.

Should take-home cars be limited to a select few, or should all employees who have them get to keep them?

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2 thoughts on “Proposal Would Limit Take-Home Vehicles

  1. Mr Bill

    Say it ain’t so. Collective bargaining included a city-owned take home car in their contracts? I have always been in favor of the concept of organized labor but these unnecessary contract inclusions such as take home cars weighs on the taxpayer. Maybe we should make organized membership only an option.

    Enough is enough. We are living in the new age. Finances are tighter. Let’s dispense with the waste in government. NOW.

  2. G

    Yes they should be takent away after hours. Why should city employees be exempt from paying for the states overpriced gas, overpriced insurance and high car taxes like everyone else has to if they want to drive in this state.

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